Analyst Ratings for NCI Building Systems Inc. (NCS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE:NCS) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for NCS last month.

5 analysts declared NCS a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

NCS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 22, implying a possible profit of 21.21 percent. The minimum price target given was 18, implying potential capital losses of -0.83 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -19.21 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.55 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of NCS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 19.34 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. NCS has a PEG ratio of 1.09.

NCS has a 52-week high of 18.60 and a 52-week low of 13.80. Currently the stock is 31.52 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.42 percent. NCS has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NCS value stock report compares NCS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of NCS is $1.27 billion. NCS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.